Nov. 7, 2003
Stanford, Calif. - An Olympic gold medalist and NCAA champions comprise the Class of 2003 to be formally inducted into the Stanford University Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday, November 7. The group will also be honored during halftime of the Stanford-Arizona State football game on Saturday, November 8.
The 10-member class won a total of 11 NCAA team titles and 11 individual NCAA titles during their careers on The Farm. The list includes: Don Bunce, who led the Cardinal to a 1972 Rose Bowl victory over Michigan; Six-time NCAA Men's Water Polo Coach of the Year Dante Dettamanti; Steve Dils, the Offensive MVP of 1978 Bluebonnet Bowl; Two-time NCAA singles tennis champion Patty Fendick-McCain, Six-time NCAA swimming champion Jenna Johnson-Younker; four-time water polo All-American Alan Mouchawar; the No. 8 all-time leading scorer in Stanford men's basketball history, John Revelli; 1977 Pac-10 Southern Division Co-Player of the Year in baseball Larry Reynolds; 1982 NCAA 10,000 meter champion Kim Schnurpfeil; and two-time volleyball All-American Teresa Smith, a member of the U.S. National Team in 1989.
"We are very proud of the accomplishments of the Hall of Fame Class of 2003," said Stanford Athletic Director Ted Leland. "This diverse group of former student-athletes is a great representation of the history of Stanford Athletics. Their achievements made them natural choices for induction into the Stanford Hall of Fame."
The 10 inductees for the Class of 2003 are listed below:
Don Bunce - Football (1967-71) Starting quarterback who led Stanford to 1971 Pac-8 Championship and a victory over Michigan in the '72 Rose Bowl ... First-Team All-Pac-8 quarterback in 1971 ... Completed 162-297 passes for 2,265 and 13 TD's in '71 in leading Stanford to a 9-3 overall record ... Led the Indians on a last-second drive in the '72 Rose Bowl in which he went five-for-five in the final 1:12 to set up the game-winning field goal with 12 seconds remaining ... 1972 Rose Bowl MVP ... Was a backup QB to Jim Plunkett in 1968 and '69 then redshirted the 1970 season to save a year of eligibility and return in '71 ... Passed away at age 54 on April 15, 2003.
Dante Dettamanti - Men's Water Polo (1977-2001) One of the most successful water polo coaches in U.S. history ... In 25 years as Stanford's head coach, he won eight NCAA championships, finished second on six occasions and had his teams in the top four nationally 20 times ... Six-time NCAA Coach of the Year ... Record at Stanford: 570-148-6 - a winning percentage of .805 ... One of only two coaches in collegiate water polo history to reach 600 career wins (his career record is 666-209-6).
Steve Dils - Football (1975-78) Offensive MVP of 1978 Bluebonnet Bowl ... Rallied Stanford from 22-0 deficit to 25-22 win over Georgia in Bluebonnet Bowl ... Threw for 2,943 yards in 1978 - fourth best single season ever ... Stanford record holder in career completion percentage at .633 ... Starting quarterback in 1978 under Bill Walsh ... Turned in one of the most prolific seasons for a quarterback in Stanford football history.
Patty Fendick-McCain - Women's Tennis (1984-87) Four-time All-American ... Two-time NCAA Singles Champion (1986-87) ... Only Stanford player (men's or women's) to win back-to-back NCAA Singles titles. ... Led Stanford to three NCAA Team Championships, and a combined record of 95-7 (.931) ... 1987 Pacific-10 Conference Southern Division Player of the Year ... Career dual singles record was 77-11 (.875) ... In her professional career, was ranked as high as fourth in the world in doubles (best ever by a Stanford player) and 19th in singles ... Currently the women's tennis coach at the University of Washington.
Jenna Johnson-Younker - Women's Swimming (1986-89) Six-time NCAA Champion (two each in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly) ... Member of four NCAA Champion relay teams (200 medley, 200 free, 400 medley, 400 free) ... Member of 1984 U.S. Olympic Team: won two gold medals and one silver in Los Angeles ... Helped lead the Cardinal to the NCAA championship in 1989 ... Winner of the Broderick Award for Swimming in 1986 (emblematic of the nation's top athlete in her sport for excellence in academics, athletics and leadership).
Alan Mouchawar - Men's Water Polo (1978-81) A four-time All-American (1978-81) ... Helped lead Stanford to three NCAA championships and one third place finish in four seasons. ... A member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team ... Stanford's 10th all-time leading scorer.
John Revelli - Men's Basketball (1981-84) Holds the single season school record for field goal percentage (.671) ... His career field goal percentage of 59 percent is third-best all-time at Stanford ... Honorable mention All-American during his senior season ... Two-time All-Pac-10 selection ... No. 8 all-time leading scorer at Stanford (1,592 points).
Larry Reynolds - Baseball (1976-79) 1977 Pac-10 Southern Division Co-Player of the Year and First Team All-Pac-10 Southern Division choice after hitting .361 with 38 stolen bases and 52 RBI ... Chosen a Second Team All-American in 1978 by the Sporting News after hitting .332 with 32 RBI and 24 stolen bases ... Stanford's all-time stolen base leader (131), stealing 38 bases in a season (tied for #4 on Stanford's single-season list) in both 1976 and 1977 ... Also third on Stanford's all-time list in hits (300) and at bats (923), while posting a career .325 batting average and driving in 135 runs.
Kim Schnurpfeil (Griffin) - Women's Track & Field/Cross Country (1979-83) NCAA All-American in track and cross country ... NCAA champion in the 10,000 meters in 1982 ... Earned All-American honors in cross country in 1981 ... Helped Cardinal cross country teams place second in 1982 and third in '81 ... Placed fifth in NCAA 5,000 meters in 1982 ... 1981 AIAW All-American in 5000 meters indoor ... Set school records in mile, two-mile and 5000 meters during her career.
Teresa Smith (Richardson) - Women's Volleyball (1984-87) Two-time All-American (1986-87) ... U.S. National Team Member in 1989 ... First-Team Pacific-10 All-Academic in 1987 ... NCAA Final Four All-Tournament in 1987 ... Three-time First-Team All-Pacific-10 Conference in (1985-87) .. Pacific-10 Conference Player of the Year in 1986 ... Set school records in career service aces (189), season service aces (87) and single-match service aces (11).